Project Manager – Underground Gas Utility

Upper Darby, PA
Posted 4 weeks ago

One Hat, One Contract, One Responsibility



Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the management of multiple gas utility projects. You will work closely with our customers to complete ground up projects varying in size from $1 Million to $15 M. You will be responsible for directing Assistant Project Managers, Superintendents and Craft Personnel to promote and ensure safe work practices and conditions. This position is based out of our Upper Darby, PA office.


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Healthcare Plan including Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • HSA Account with Company Contribution
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Student Loan Payment & 529 College Saving Program
  • Company Paid:
    • Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Employee Assistance Program


  • Develop, promote, and ensure project specific safety and environmental plans
  • Manage all facets of project construction, including creating and managing project schedules
  • Provide direction and leadership to project team
  • Prepare and maintain budget cost control, production tracking system and forecast cost to complete project
  • Procure project materials and services by negotiating favorable terms with vendors
  • Ensure delivery of day-to-day management services for the duration of the project
  • Supervisor preparation of invoices for work performed, follow-up on overdue balances
  • Coordinate and attend project planning, pre-design, and design meetings
  • Inspect the site prior to project start, make periodic visits during construction to ensure quality and adherence to contract requirements
  • Recommend approval or rejection of submittals and vendor invoices as appropriate. Monitor progress with regard to schedule and delivery dates
  • Maintain complete records of contract and project related documents, plans, specifications and samples. Track all changes to construction specification and drawings, maintaining the latest approved construction documents and owner’s performance evaluation. Prepare correspondence for owner/construction manager’s signature
  • Track progress of project against goals, objectives, timeliness, and budget
  • Serve as mentor to subordinates

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or construction related field preferred
  • 5 years of progressive experience in construction management in the underground utility field. Experience in tracking and updating schedules, RFIs, submittals, payment analysis, work site review, attendance of meeting and project coordination with customers
  • Proficient computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook). Experience with construction management software such as Primavera preferred
  • Excellent communication, leadership and team building skills. Must have the ability to communicate information and state problems and challenges in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work with customers and RDC team members at all levels of the organization


This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested

Job Features

Job CategoryGas Distribution

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